Prohibitory orders from police were issued in many cities of the country, including the entire state of Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Ahmadabad and Hyderabad as protests against the new citizenship act continue.
Except Jamia, Jasola, Metros Open
All metro stations, excluding Jamia Millia Islamia and Jasola Vihar Shaheen Bagh, were opened by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).
144 in 44 Madhya Pradesh Districts
Prohibitory orders under Section 144 have been imposed in 44 districts of Madhya Pradesh. Earlier the orders were imposed in Karnataka’s Bengaluru and Mangaluru.
Thousands in Kerala’s Malappuram
Thousands of Muslim men and women gathered in Kerala’s Malappuram against Citizenship Act. Indian Union Muslim League General Secretary P. K Kunhalikutty MP, Jamate Islami Hind General Secretary T. Arifali and former IAS officer Sasikanth Senthil are there at demonstration
AMU Teachers Take Out Silent March
Teachers of the Aligarh Muslim University held silent march days after the varsity witnessed police crackdown against its students who were agitating against the new legislation.
“We want to convey to the people of India that our struggle against the Citizens (Amendment) Act will continue peacefully within the democratic framework of the system,” AMU Teachers Association secretary, Professor Najmul Islam told PTI
Do not allow them to succeed: Bengal CM in Kolkata
“I have come to know BJP has bought a certain type of caps. They will make people wear those and indulge in violence to defame one community. Do not allow them to succeed,” says Mamarta Bnerjee during a rally in Kolkata.
Author Chetan Bhagat on fire
Thousands gathered in Karnataka’s Gulbarga
Protesters went against 144
Despite having 144 imposed around the walled city – old Delhi. Numerous students and people makes small small gathering near Red fort.
Protest in Jamia continues
A massive crowd continues to protest outside Jamia Millia Islamia against Citizenship Act despite brutal police crackdown throughout the week
Honour to be detained: Yogendra Yadav
Congress leaders take part in protest
JNU student activist and rapper Sumeet Samos with the photograph of Akhil Gogoi during the protest.
Assam peasant leader and Right to Information activist Akhil Gogoi revealed he was subjected to torture in the custody of the National Investigation Agency (NIA). “I am being tortured. I appeal to the people to not suspend the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 but continue them,” Akhil Gogoi told journalists while being produced in a court of the NIA in Guwahati on Tuesday.
Meanwhile in Mumbai
Activist John Dayal detained
Umar and Nadeem Khan detained
Umar Khalid, Youth Leader and Nadeem Khan, Leader United Against Hate have been detained.
Yechury and Raja detained
CPI(M) leaders Sitaram Yechury and D Raja have been detained by police from Delhi.
Hamid Mohammad Khan, president of Jamate Islami Telengana got arrested
Airtel Internet shutdown ‘on government orders’ in parts of Delhi
Protests near Bengaluru Town hall
144 at Mandi House
Section 144 has been imposed at Mandi House ahead of the planned protest. The gates to the Mandi House metro station, along with Vasant Vihar have been closed.
62 arrested in UP, notices to 3,000 to abstain from protests: DGP OP Singh
“We have arrested 62 people from all over the state, including from places such as Meerut, Aligarh, Mau, Varanasi, Prayagraj and Aligarh. Three people arrested from Meerut were held for distributing inflammatory pamphlets,” Uttar Pradesh DGP OP Singh told ANI.
Swarajya Abhiyan chief Yogendra Yadav detained near Red Fort
Siddaramiah accused Karnataka police of acting at behest of the current government
Protesters defy prohibitory orders in Delhi
Police detain protesters near Red Fort, where section 144 is in force
Historian Ramachandra Guha detained during anti-CAA protest in Bengaluru
Detain Hyderabad University students
Police detain Hyderabad University students who were planning to hold a rally against CAA and NRC
DMRC shuts down 4 metro stations
Here is the updated list of metro stations where entry and exit gates have been closed.
- Pragati Maidan
- Central Secretariat (Transit facility available)
- Patel Chowk
- Udyog Bhawan
- Khan Market
- Lal Quila,
- Jama Masjid,
- Chandni Chowk
- Jamia Millia Islamia,
- Jasola Vihar,
- Shaheen Bagh
Prohibitory order in Ahmadabad
SC decides to examine constitutional validity of Citizenship Amendment Act
The Supreme Court on Wednesday decided to examine the constitutional validity of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), but refused to stay its operation.
The court issued notice to the Centre and sought its response by the second week of January next year on a batch of pleas challenging the CAA. A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant fixed 59 petitions, including those filed by the Indian Union Muslim League and Congress leader Jairam Ramesh, for hearing on 22 January, next year.